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What a CIO Needs to Know About the Rise of Electric Vehicles

Published: 10 December 2018

ID: G00349719

Analyst(s): Michael Ramsey


Electric vehicles will change the automotive industry value chain and create new opportunities for automotive companies to connect with consumers. CIOs in the industry must use IT to push the mainstream adoption of electric vehicles and move the technology to the Plateau of Productivity.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Shifting to Electric Vehicles Will Reduce Part Complexity
  • Charging Infrastructure Creates Problems and Opportunities
    • Interoperability in the Physical Infrastructure
    • Charging Networks and Subscription
    • Collaboration Opportunities
  • Prosumers Will Require New IT Capabilities

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